The leader of the Ak Zhol party was outraged by the publications of the Russian media about the Russian language in Kazakhstan Azat Peruashev was outraged by the publications of the Russian media on the situation of the Russian population and the status of the Russian language in the country. The politician shared his opinion on his Telegram channel.
“Russian media continue to fuss with the topic of the Russian language in Kazakhstan,” he wrote.
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He was also struck by the placement in the material of the words of Balashov himself, who compared the attitude towards Russians in Kazakhstan with Nazism during one of the court sessions. “If you start collecting the opinions of all thieves and crooks about the state that brought them to justice, I think in most cases such opinions will be negative. But does this mean that for the sake of denigrating neighbors, now you need to rely on the opinion of criminals? ” – wrote the politician.
Peruashev believes that such publications by Russian authors are counterproductive attacks against one of its closest neighbors, who “considers Russia a partner even at a time when it is under pressure from sanctions.” He called on Russia and Kazakhstan to help each other and respect national independence. Peruashev recalled that any nation, including Kazakhstan, has its own national interests. He added that “a normal process of state building is underway in Kazakhstan.” represented by Dmitry Golovnev and local partner Nursultan Shokanov. On November 19, the court found him partially guilty of arbitrariness and sentenced him to 4 years and 8 months in prison.
According to Balashov's mother, the defense was able to fully prove the fabrication of the criminal case against her son, but the chances of winning in court are very small. At the same time, she pointed out that the investigation and Shokanov himself, who allegedly belongs to the clan of the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is constantly putting pressure on her son.